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Hugh Lewin on plight of political prisoners in South Africa

Title
Hugh Lewin on plight of political prisoners in South Africa
Genre
Interview
TX Date
18 May 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:07
Description
Exiled journalist and former political prisoner Hugh Lewin on conditions in South Africa’s jails and the legal appeal to allow prisoners to receive news from the outside world. He says political prisoners currently get no parole and are not allowed any communication from outside. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Hugh Lewin
Keywords
Politics; Political prisoners; Human rights; South Africa; Apartheid; Prisons; Prisoners; Robben Island; Denis Goldberg

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